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Urubamba, Peru
+84 201790 / +84 9676876
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Ranked #4 of 42 Restaurants in Urubamba
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
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English first
Yucay, Peru
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

El Huacatay is a lovely place, great tasty & healthy food, and the ambience we look for- cozy, clean, beautiful, relaxing, inviting. My wife and I are caring for 23 Ninos with no parents at a home in Urubamba, and wanted to treat our hard working volunteers to a special meal. We contacted the owners, and they invited us to... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We went as a family of 9 here and cannot fault the food: high-quality novo-andino fayre wonderfully presented and extremely tasty. Great menu choices and drinks to match. Cannot fault anything to do with the food. The service from our main waitress was excellent: she was attentive, friendly, and helpful to those who didn't speak Spanish in the group. Some... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Huacatay is the restaurant you shouldn´t skip during your stay in the sacred valley. Small yet cozy, it´s located in a nice narrow street in Urubamba. With room for no more than 30 people you can have lunch inside or in a nice terrace. Food is really nice, serving local ingredients like Quinoa in delicate presentations. My favorite.

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Victoria, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Stopped in for a beer and were provided with complimentary bread and olives. Wonderful waitress. Coconut shrimp with mango dipping sauce fabulous salad with squid chicarons beef short ribs Very tasty and relaxing atmosphere

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Houston, Texas
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241 reviews 241 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We found this by accident. We were looking for the #1 rated by Trip Advisor and no one had heard of it. Therefore, when asking a Tuktuk driver about it, we saw the sign for El Haucatay and went down the street to explore. You walk in and find a little garden retreat. You can eat outside but the tables... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The Sacred Valley is a magical place. In the heart of this is an outstanding restaurant. El Huacatay is an excellent choice for its good and service. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable, especially Carlo. As for the food, the Trout and the Quinua filled Ají were out of this World. That's a lot to say when you are... More 

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New York City, New York
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We loved El Huacatay's diverse menu! It was hard to chose what to get but we started with the lamb ravioli and chocolate sauce which was delicious and I had the peppers stuffed with quinoa and vegetables with melted Andrea brie on top- so good! My husband had the alpaca which he enjoyed too. Definitely worth a stop if you're... More 

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Bromont, Canada
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160 reviews 160 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

As a group we did not have the choice of restaurant while on tour. But choosing the El Huatacay restaurant, our tour operator took a very wise decision. Looking at the entrance of the restaurant, you cannot guess that you are bound for a delicious meal. The chef comes from Lima. You are served by staff speaking perfect english. (some... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Not knowing where to eat - we left it to our van driver to take us to a good restaurant during our tour of the sacred valley. When he stopped in one of the back roads in Urubamba, we were doubtful - but it turned out to be the best food during our entire peru trip! The ambiance, presentation and... More 

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Pittsburgh
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We went to El Huacatay at the recommendation of our hotel staff and did not expect to to find such a quality restaurant in this small town. The staff speaks fluent English, was extremely friendly and helpful and the food was excellent. They even offered local tour advice. While the restaurant excepts credit cards, take enough cash as the electricity... More 

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Address: Urubamba, Peru
Phone Number: +84 201790 / +84 9676876
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Sacred Valley  >  Urubamba

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